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Old 09-06-2021, 02:36 PM
Mich48041 Mich48041 is offline
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Riley TWP MI
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I put a blast tube on my John Deere voltage regulator which is mounted using heat conductive paste in the original firewall shelf location. I also installed a thermocouple on the regulator and monitor the temperature on the Dynon D-180. The maximum temperature I have seen is 155 degrees F on an 85 degree F day. That maximum temperature occurs after takeoff when the battery is recharging after engine start.
Joe Gores
RV-12 Flying
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